The 13th IMISCOE Annual Conference “Migration and Development” will take place on 30th June – 2nd July, 2016 on the premises of the Faculty of Science

The international conference of the IMISCOE research network (International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion) will take place in Prague for the first time in 2016, being hosted by the Geographic Migration Centre (GEOMIGRACE) and the Czech Geographical Society.

Lenka Pavelková and Kristýna Peychlová participated in the conference New Wave 2016

June 5, 2016 - Lenka Pavelková and Kristýna Peychlová, members of the GEOMIGRACE team, participated in the conference New Wave, held on May 19 and May 20, 2016, at the Faculty of Science. Both participated in a session on methodology in migration research, Lenka Pavelková with the presentation titled Migration Statistics in the EU as a Challenge to Research on Migration, Kristýna Peychlová with one titled Living with Bias: Sampling in Qualitative Migration Research.

Members of the team GEOMIGRACE participated in the XLVI. Conference of the Czech Demographic Society

June 1, 2016 - XLVI. Conference of the Czech Demographic Society on Migration and demographic challenges took place in Jindřichův Hradec on 26th and 27th May, 2016. Dušan Drbohlav and Zdeněk Čermák were between the key note speakers. In other sessions, Dagmar Dzúrová, Jiří Hasman and Markéta Seidlová from our team presented their papers. Dušan Drbohlav also appeared in the reportage by the local TV.

Dušan Drbohlav had a lecture at the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies in Hong Kong

June 7, 2015 - On May 28, 2015, Dušan Drbohlav had a lecture at the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies in Hong Kong. He talked about migration flows in Central and Eastern Europe with focus on Czechia as the most attractive country in the region.

Presentation of Markéta Seidlová at the conference „Coherence and Incoherence in Migration Management and Integration: Policies, Practices and Perspectives” in Canada

From 7th until 9th of May 2014, Montreal, Canada, hosted a conference „Coherence and Incoherence in Migration Management and Integration: Policies, Practices and Perspectives”, being the seventh anniversary conference of the Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies. The conference was attended by 500 participants from 25 countries, from Canada and the United States as well as from Czechia, France, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom, Israel or Sri Lanka. Presented were 151 contributions in 19 panels. 

Article of Robert Stojanov issued in a scientific publication

29th October 2014 - Routledge publishers issued a book Adaptation to Climate Change through Water Resources Management Capacity, Equity and Sustainability, analyzing evidence from 26 countries and identifying common barriers and bridges for local adaptation to climate change through water resources management.

Contextualizing typologies of environmentally induced population movement

19th October 2014 - Robert Stojanov became a co-author of an article Contextualising typologies of environmentally induced population movement, which was just published by a journal "Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal. The article is focused on description of typologies of population movements, which are caused by the changes in natural environment. The article is to be found at this link.

New report by Dusan Drbohlav and Ondřej Valenta on the integration of migrants in the Czech Republic was released

2nd October 2014 - Migration Policy Institute (MPI) published the report "Building an Integration System: Policies to Support Immigrants' Progression in the Czech Labor Market" by Dušan Drbohlav and Onřej Valenta. The report focuses on integration measures in the Czech Republic with an emphasis on the economic integration of migrants. The report can be downloaded here.

Outcomes of the research on the remittances to Ukraine. An Interview with Dušan Drbohlav

 8th of August 2014 – The interview with Dusan Drbohlav about the project outcomes dealing with the topic of remittance was issued by website of the Multicultural Centre Prague. The whole interview in english you can read here.

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